Definition of Abscise

1. Verb. Shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue.




2. Verb. Remove or separate by abscission.
Generic synonyms: Chop Off, Cut Off, Lop Off
Derivative terms: Abscission

Definition of Abscise

1. Verb. (transitive) To cut off. ¹

2. Verb. (context: intransitive botany) To separate by means of abscission; to shed or drop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abscise

1. to cut off [v -SCISED, -SCISING, -SCISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abscise

absalonism
absalonisms
abscess
abscess root
abscess scan
abscessed
abscessed tooth
abscesses
abscessing
abscession
abscessions
abscind
abscinded
abscinding
abscinds
abscise (current term)
abscised
abscises
abscisic
abscisic acid
abscisic acid 8'-hydroxylase
abscisin
abscising
abscisins
abscision
abscisions
absciss
abscissa
abscissae
abscissas

Literary usage of Abscise

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1. Therapeutic Gazette (1907)
"The line marking seconds is also the absciseยป line. genesis is dependent upon the full activity of these organs. We then took up the study of the volume of ..."

2. Ioannis Wiclif De compositione hominis: for the first time edited by Rudolf Beer by John Wycliffe, Rudolf Beer (1884)
"... abscise habent animas, fingendo, quod habent virtutes dere- ... multas oт. etiam В P. partes nee abscise В. 23. anime P. 23. ..."

3. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields ...by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"... sutured or smooth, mostly netted (though there are exceptions) and abscise from the peduncle when mature. The flesh of the fruits are usually salmon, ..."

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